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This banner, used by William Lloyd Garrison at Massachusetts antislavery fairs and festivals, has a central painted medallion depicting a black man in a red sarong throwing off his shackles. Above the medallion is painted "This is the Lord's doing"; below the medallion, "Slavery abolished in the British West Indies August 1st 1834. Laus Deo."